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PBS
Nov 13, 2013 12:00am PST
tavis: good evening from los angeles. tonight come a conversation with grammy-winning singer steve gyro -- steve tyrell. the songs of semicon. he will perform two of the most endearing. glad you have joined us, conversation from steve tyrell coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: grammy winner steve tyrell is introduction to popular moves -- popular music started at age 19. burts already working with bacharach. he went on to work with bonnie raitt before striking out as a performer in his own right. his latest cd is called "it's magic, the songs of semicon. kohn."ammy a little sneak review you did to this before the record even drive. >> last year. it was this semi-con -- it was the sammy kohn centennial. he was a great writer. nominatedll, he was 27 times for the academy awards, which is unbelievable. people wouldthat ask him what comes first, the music or the lyrics? he would say the phone call. [laughter] that is where he got his inspiration. five golden globes, just an amazing lyricist. year.xtending that this i
WETA
Nov 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
dealing with other passengers. this is about getting a ticket, which could work -- work up a sweat. steve rosenburg reports. >> they say, let the train take the strain, but in moscow they have decided to make you strain to get on the train. presenting the world's first squat howard underground ticket machine. two0 squats properly in minutes and this curious invention will you view a ticket. this normally costs 30 rubles. it does not matter how you do them, but there are no extra prizes for showing off. this is the brainchild of the russian olympic committee, the idea is to try to encourage russians to get fit ahead of the next winter olympics. i have to say that this is not as easy as it looks. 2, 1. there we go. i have done that, here is my ticket. thank you very much. i really don't have the energy now to get on that train. -- which just goes to show you have to be fit to ride for free on the russian railways. .bc news, moscow >> l dunn, steve, with those super -- well done, steve, with those supersquats. captivated people for centuries, but floating easy.the earth was not nobody knew w
WHUT
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
. [ speaking italian ] lupini. lupini! i'm rick steves, back with more of the best of europe. this time, we're exploring naples. it's a city that's living in the streets today as it has for centuries. bella napoli. it's loveable chaos. naples is italy in the extreme. if you like italy as far south as rome, go further south. it just gets better. if italy's getting a little overwhelming by the time you get down to rome, think twice about going further. italy intensifies as you plunge deeper. and plunging deeper, that's exactly what we're doing this time as we explore naples. [ speaking italian ] we'll go shopping neapolitan style, dodge scooters in naples' crazy traffic, explore the city's vibrant neighborhoods, admire exquisite ancient mosaics, taste pizza in its birthplace. then we climb the lip of a slumbering volcano and wander the amazing ruins of the roman town it destroyed. so many european travel dreams take you to italy. the bay of naples area, about three hours south of rome, is filled with fun and fascination. from naples, we'll climb smoldering mount vesuvius and visit the ruins o
WHUT
Nov 13, 2013 8:00am EST
and make way for these great performances to come in 20 seconds here. the new project from steve tyrell is called "it's kohn."the songs of sammy i will see you in l.a. and i will see you at the carlisle in winter. tavis: from his new project, here is our friend steve tyrell performing "the tender trap" and "come fly with me." enjoy. as always, keep the faith. ♪ you see a pair of laughing eyes and suddenly you are signing ♪ you think there is something wrong ♪ you string along, board, then snap ♪ ghs ♪se eyes, those si ♪ their part of the tender trap ♪ ♪ your hand in hand beneath the trees ♪\ ♪ and soon there's music in the breeze ♪ your acting kind of smart ♪ ♪ until your heart goes wap ♪ those trees, that breeze ♪ they are part of the tender trap ♪ ♪ some starry night ♪ when her kisses make you tingle ♪ ♪ shall hold you tight ♪ and you'll hate yourself for being single ♪ ♪ and all at once it seems so nice ♪ ♪ the folks are throwing shoes and rice ♪ ♪ you hurry to a spot ♪ that's just a dot on the map ♪ ♪ >> be careful out the
WETA
Nov 9, 2013 1:00am EST
. >> they were a decent harmony band. steve and neil were in buffalo springfield, also great holiday -- harmony band's. putting our voices together, it changed all of our lives instantly. what ever they have vocally was born in less than a minute. we didn't have to rehearse it. it is so unbelievably good to us as musicians. we had to start laughing in the middle of the song because it was silly how these voices came together instantly to create something much bigger than themselves. you could not have written a book without talking about joni mitchell, the relationship that you had. >> i had met joni a couple of months earlier, and we made a vow to each other that we would see each other if we could. i flew from london to los angeles to be with joni. at dinnerstephen were that night. they just finished reversing into part harmony. really, a great song. had my harmony down and i had my recognition of that body language, how they are breathing and moving. that made the thing that made us laugh so deeply. i had to leave the band that i started. i had to do some drastic thinking. it was big enough
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
steves, back with more of the best of europe. this time, we're in north wales, splitting slate, exploring castles, and steaming up mountains. thanks for joining us. wales' top historical, natural, and cultural wonders are found here in the north. from towering mount snowdon to evocative castles to sweeping victorian promenades -- it's a poem written in landscape. i think this area has as much sightseeing diversity and interest as any place in britain. we'll mountain climb on a steam train, learn some welsh... [ speaks welsh ] follow a miner deep into a slate mine, shherd sheep, get passionate about castles, and immerse ourselves in britain's top scenic wonders. the british isles consist of england and three celtic lands. our target this time is north wales, where we'll visit a beach resort, two castle towns, a slate mine, and a national park with wales' tallest peak. we finish just over the border in the english city of liverpool. we start in the town of llandudno, a genteel victorian beach resort. it was built after the advent of the railways, which made the welsh sea coast easily access
PBS
Nov 12, 2013 12:00am PST
for a conversation with steve tyrell. it is magic. he will also perform two songs. that is next time. we will see you then. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs stations by viewers like you. thank you. >> hello and welcome to this is us. this week, we are at ballet san jose. we are going to see how a ballet goes from a year to performance. you will see everybody at work. we will also meet two artists from santa cruz. a sculptor with a great process. and finally, we will meet one of the principle dancers of san jose rain find out what it really takes to be a ballerina. we have lots of stories to share and it all
WETA
Nov 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
experience in january. he was in court in moscow today, where a top dancer is on trial for the assault. steve rosenberg has more. >> he had been badly burned and nearly blinded. the bolshoi ballet's artistic director nine months ago. someone had thrown sulfuric acid into his face. now he had the chance to confront his alleged assailants. cameras crash of tv outside the courtroom, you could tell the drama inside would be as gripping you had ever seen on the stage of the bolshoi. because among those on trial here is one of the ballet troupe's own dancers. he is accused of organizing the attack. he is said to have felt seething resentment toward his boss. here in court, he described the accused as a talented dancer who he had promoted, but who had turned against him. he angrily rejected claims by the dancer that as artistic director he had taken bribes or had relations with some of the ballerina. the bolshoi has always been one of the jewels in russia's crown. this court case is a huge embarrassment and shines a spotlight on a murky backstage jealousy,ealously -- fierce rivalry, and revenge. but
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